Pfizer, Moderna Apply for EUA for COVID Shots for Infants, FDA to Decide Quickly

Pfizer, Moderna Apply for EUA for COVID Shots for Infants, FDA to Decide Quickly

On June 1, 2022, Pfizer and BioNTech submitted an application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to distribute their messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 (also known as “Comirnaty”) COVID-19 biologic for children as young as six months to five years old. The application is for a three-dose regimen, […]

Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Shots Can Trigger Alopecia Areata in Patients with Autoimmune Conditions

Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Shots Can Trigger Alopecia Areata in Patients with Autoimmune Conditions

Following the granting by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) status for Pfizer/BioNTech’s BNT162b2 and Moderna/NIAID’s mRNA-1273 messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 biologics in December 2020, there have been increasing reports of alopecia areata following vaccination with these products.1 Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disorder characterized by hair loss due […]

FDA Approves Fourth COVID Shot. Fifth Shot Considered.

FDA Approves Fourth COVID Shot. Fifth Shot Considered.

On Mar. 29, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a second booster dose (a fourth shot) of the Pfizer/BioNTech messenger RNA (mRNA) biologic BNT162b2 (“Comirnaty”) and Moderna/NIAID mRNA-1273 (“Spikevax”) for people 50 years of age and older, as well as younger individuals who are immunocompromised. The second booster would be given no […]

Vaccinologist Develops Tinnitus After COVID Shot, Calls for More Research

Vaccinologist Develops Tinnitus After COVID Shot, Calls for More Research

Vaccinologist and director of the Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, Gregory M. Poland, MD, who is a leading vaccine developer and pro-mandatory vaccination proponent, has called for further research into the link between COVID-19 vaccination and hearing loss, as well as other auditory conditions such as tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Dr. Poland experienced a […]

FDA Releases First Set of Pfizer COVID-19 Shot Safety Data

FDA Releases First Set of Pfizer COVID-19 Shot Safety Data

By the end of February 2021, there had been 1,291 reports of adverse events as a result of Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 biologic (also known as “Comirnaty”). The long list of adverse events associated with receipt of BNT162b2 shots were listed as an appendix to a 38-page report reluctantly released by the U.S. […]

Harvard Study’s Goal: Identifying Messages That ‘Break Through’ to Vaccine Skeptics

Harvard Study’s Goal: Identifying Messages That ‘Break Through’ to Vaccine Skeptics

“If only there were a message that could break through skepticism and persuade unvaccinated people to get their shots. What a world that would be. But over the past year, this really did happen,” reads a February 2022 Vox article1 that continues on to describe a Harvard Business School publication2 which offers new evidence on […]

Autoimmune Bleeding Disorder Diagnosed After COVID Shots

Autoimmune Bleeding Disorder Diagnosed After COVID Shots

Four cases of an autoimmune bleeding disorder known as acquired hemophilia (AHA) were diagnosed in Italy’s northern province of Reggio Emilia weeks after the individuals received Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 (also known as “Comirnaty”) biologic. The report about these four cases was published in a letter to the editors of journal Thrombosis Research […]

NIH-Funded Study Found COVID-19 Shots Impact Menstrual Cycles

NIH-Funded Study Found  COVID-19 Shots Impact Menstrual Cycles

A U.S. cohort study assessing the effect of COVID-19 shots on menstrual cycles was peer reviewed and published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology on Jan. 5, 20221 after many  women spoke out about changes to their menstrual cycles after receiving COVID shots. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) provided $1.6 million to fund […]

Hearing Loss and Tinnitus May Be Linked to COVID Vaccination

Hearing Loss and Tinnitus May Be Linked to COVID Vaccination

A new study published in the journal JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery published on Feb. 24, 2022 has found a possible association between Pfizer/BioNTech’s BNT162b2 (also known as “Comirnaty”) messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 biologic and sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL). The retrospective cohort study of 2 ,602, 557 patients in Israel suggested a slight increased risk of SSNHL.1 […]

COVID Vaccine-Induced Myocarditis Cited by Medical Examiners in Death of Two Boys

COVID Vaccine-Induced Myocarditis Cited by Medical Examiners in Death of Two Boys

Two adolescent boys, who suddenly passed away in Connecticut and Michigan within a week after receiving the second dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s BNT162b2 (also known as “Comirnaty”) messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 vaccine, died due to myocarditis, according to a study published in the journal Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine on Feb. 14 2022.1 The boys, […]